Faculty and Staff Postings

Assistant Professor in Environmental Chemistry, Tenure Track

Application deadline: October 1, 2018

The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia (www.chem.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding new investigator for a full time tenure-track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or a related discipline, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding research track record. Relevant postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an internationally recognized research program.

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Postdoctoral Position in Proteostatis

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver is looking for one motivated candidate for a postdoc position. The major focus of this research team is to elucidate how misfolded proteins are targeted for degradation by the ubiquitin proteasome system and how proteostasis is maintained in the cell. Candidates should have recently or nearly completed their PhD, published at least one first author research publication in a peer-reviewed journal, and have a research experience in cell biology (microscopy, flow cytometry, CRISPR and/or RNAi), biochemistry (co-immunoprecipitation, protein purification), molecular biology. Background knowledge in the ubiquitin proteasome system or protein folding preferred. The position is available from Fall 2018. Applications will be reviewed after August 24, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.

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Two Assistant Professor Tenure Track Positions in Statistics

Application deadline: October 17, 2018

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) invites applications from outstanding new investigators for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research.

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Assistant Professor Grant Tenure-Track in Biostatistics

Application deadline: October 10, 2018

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (bcchr.ca) invite applications from outstanding investigators for a full time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor, grant tenure-track in the UBC Department of Statistics, with a concurrent appointment as an Investigator within the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. The position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research and should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience.

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Lecturer, First-Year Seminar in Science

Application deadline: August 31, 2018

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position, which will be a joint appointment between the Faculty of Science and a home department in the Faculty aligned with the successful candidate's disciplinary expertise. The position will start 1 December 2018 and the initial appointment will be for 1 year. The appointment may be renewed. The lecturer will teach two courses in their disciplinary home department, to be determined by that department (Botany, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, or Zoology), teach two sections of SCIE 113: First-Year Seminar in Science, and coordinate the multiple sections of SCIE 113.

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Assistant Professors, Integrative Organismal Biology

Application deadline: October 15, 2018

The Department of Zoology at UBC invites applications for two faculty positions in Integrative Organismal Biology. We seek outstanding individuals with innovative and integrative research programs that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in our Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics group. The positions are tenure track and expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a PhD degree, postdoctoral experience, an excellent research record along with evidence of potential for attaining excellence in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2019.

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Canada Research Chair, Mathematics

Application deadline: September 1, 2018

The Mathematics Department at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, seeks research leaders to nominate for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2019, depending on when the CRC is awarded. The successful candidate will be an established researcher with an internationally celebrated record of deep and influential research accomplishments in mathematics, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and supervision at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Duties include ongoing leadership in mathematical research, service to the Department and the academic community, teaching and supervision.

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